Esteban Cabeza de Baca b. San Ysidro, CA.
lives and works between Amsterdam, New York and New Mexico
2014 MFA Columbia University, School of the Arts, New York
2010 BFA The Cooper Union, School of the Arts, New York
2019 Worlds Without Borders, Boers-Li Gallery, New York, New York
2018 Unlearn, Fons Welters Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2016 Bluer than a sky weeping bones, Gaa Gallery, Provincetown, MA.
TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2017 Verano, Gaa Gallery, Wellfleet, Massachusetts
2010 Powers That Be, 41 Cooper Union Gallery, New York, New York
2018 Royal Painting Prize, The Dutch Royal Palace, Amsterdam, NL.
2018 New Acquisitions, Nederlandische Bank, Amsterdam, NL. curated by Alexander Strengers
2017 Group exhibition, Gaa Gallery, Cologne, Germany
2017 The Complexities of Unity, Yale University School of Scared Music, New Haven, CT. curated by Jon Seals
2016 Home/Not Home, Colorado Convention Center, curated by Edgar Heap of Birds and Robert Warrior
2016 Inside Outside Landscape, Able Baker Contemporary, Portland, ME curated by Breehan James
2016 Summertime-Group Exhibition, Gaa Gallery, Wellfleet, MA.
2016 The Narrative Figure, David Richard Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico. curated by Howard Rutkowski
2015 Scent, Dickinson Gallery, New York, NY curated by Young and Starving
2015 Drums Along the Hudson, Indian Road Cafe, Inwood, New York curated by Jeff Hoppa
2015 Manahatta TODAY, Gallery of Leroy Neiman Art Center, NY., NY. curated by Nadema Agard
2014 I ♥ Paint, Angell Gallery, Toronto, Ontario curated by Kim Dorland
2014 MFA Thesis Exhibit, Fisher Landau Center, Queens, NY. curated by Ruba Katrib
2014 United Against Speculation, Leroy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, NY. curated by Tomas Vu
2013 1st year Show, Wallach Gallery, Columbia University, NY. curated by Jenny Jaskey
2013 Magical Thinking, Livingston Street Gallery, Brooklyn, New York curated by D. Liss & J. Premmereur
2010 Group Drawing Show, Tompkins Projects, Brooklyn, New York curated by Milton Stevenson
2018-2020 The Drawing Center Open Sessions, New York, New York
2018-2019 Carrizozo Artist-In-Residence, Carrizozo, New Mexico
2017-2018 The Rijksakademie, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2015-2016 LMCC Workspace Program, New York, New York
2014-2015 Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program, Brooklyn, New York
2014 Byrdcliffe Residency, Woodstock, New York
2018 Henk en Victoria de Heus fellowship
2017 Rien Meppelink fellowship
2017 Stokroos Foundation
2016 Mayer Foundation
2013 Stern Fellowship, Columbia University
2013 Robert Gamblin Painting Grant
2013 Martin Birnbaum Scholarship, Columbia University
2013 D’Arcy Hayman Scholarship, Columbia University
2007 Full Tuition Scholarship, The Cooper Union
2019 Mitter, Siddhartha, The New York Times, Four Artists to Watch, https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/25/arts/design/artists-to-watch-galleries.html
2018 Keijer, Kees. Het Parool. Nov. 22nd. https://www.parool.nl/search/?query=esteban+cabeza+de+baca
2018 Mister Motley. Mister Motley, Nov. 20th. https://www.mistermotley.nl/art-everyday-life/rijksakademieopen-2018-een-selectie
2017 Broekers, Debbie. Metropolis M, Nov. 23rd. https://www.metropolism.com/nl/reviews/33652_rijksakademieopen_2017
2017 Van der Made, Lieke. VICE magazine: Creators, Nov. 24th. https://creators.vice.com/nl/article/ywbywk/planten-paarden-en-andere-kunsttrends-van-rijksakademieopen
2014 Zevitas, Steven. New American Painting MFA, April-May Issue, Boston, MA.
2013 Prioleau, Chris. Apogee Journal, Issue Two (April 2013): Front cover – Back cover art.
2011 Cooper Union Administration, Course Catalog, Spring 2011, pg. 46
2018 “Decolonized Art Practices”, Club Solo, Breda, Netherlands + Fons Welters Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2016 Visiting Artist as part of Pitzer College Art + Environment Mellon Symposium Spring 2016 Travel. My lecture was titled “Decolonized Art Practices”. Organized by Tarrah Krajnak
2014 Artist Talk, The Cooper Union, New York, NY.